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NDC drags Akufo-Addo to UN over ethnic profiling

The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has filed a complaint of ethnic profiling against the Akufo-Addo administration at the United…

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U.N. expert accuses White House of ‘onslaught’ against media

The U.N. special rapporteur on freedom of expression on Monday accused the White House of mounting an “onslaught” against the…

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Sudan criminalizes female genital mutilation

Sudan has criminalized carrying out female genital mutilation (FGM), making it punishable by three years in jail. Some 87% of…

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Global hunger could double due to Covid-19 blow – UN

The number of people facing acute food insecurity could nearly double this year to 265 million due to the economic…

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World

World reacts to Trump cutting WHO funding

U.S. President Donald Trump has instructed his administration to temporarily halt funding to the World Health Organization (WHO) over its…

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Without soap or sanitizer, Syrian refugees face coronavirus threat

Syrian refugee Mohamed al-Bakhas is doing his best to protect his family from coronavirus by keeping their camp as clean…

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U.N. chief declares women’s inequality ‘stupid’ and a global shame

(Reuters) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called women’s inequality “stupid” and a cause for global shame on Thursday, as…

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World Court Orders Interim Protection for Myanmar’s Rohingya

The International Court of Justice has ordered the implementation of emergency measures to protect Myanmar’s minority Muslim Rohingya population from…

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U.N. rebuffs Russia accusation that U.S. visa delays being ignored

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has repeatedly expressed concern to Washington over U.S. visa delays for officials…

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Pompeo rebukes China and Russia for vetoing UN aid to Syria

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo harshly criticized a veto by Russia and China of a United Nations security council…

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Longest UN climate talks end with no deal on carbon markets

MADRID (AP) — Marathon international climate talks ended Sunday with major polluters resisting calls to ramp up efforts to keep…

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North Korea’s U.N. envoy says denuclearization off negotiating table with United States

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – North Korea’s ambassador to the United Nations said on Saturday that denuclearization is off the negotiating…

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